David Horner

David Horner currently serves as the Executive Director for Equipped for Life.  Until 2016, he pastored Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina since its beginning in 1978. A native of Graham, NC, he received a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University, holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. David has taught courses at a number of colleges and theological seminaries over the past few decades, including Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary in Amman, Jordan; colleges and seminaries in Romania, Poland, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India and Indonesia; and in the United States at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. David has authored four books, including Firmly Rooted, Faithfully GrowingDad’s Words of WisdomA Practical Guide for Life and Ministry (re-released under the title, 7 Challenges Pastors Face), and When Missions Shapes the Mission.

David and his wife, Cathy, have been married since 1973 and have three grown sons, four grandsons and two granddaughters.